Magnolia x 'Genie'

A compact magnolia, with beautiful bright purple tulips.

'Genie' a cross between M. soulangeana and M. lilliflora 'Nigra', has all the qualities of a good hybrid.
Right from the beginning, it is very floriferous, and before the leaves appear, it has very big, stable, bright purple, tulip shaped flowers. They are lightly scented, long-lasting, and can resist temperatures of down to -3°C. In good conditions, a second flowering can bloom in summer.
Dense and upright growth, good branching, moderate dimensions (at 10 years of age 3 m high and 1.50 m wide) : an asset, planted in small areas, grows as shrub or tree.

Trophies:

Position : sunny sunny

Hardiness : hardy (-25°C) hardy (-25°C)

Foliage : deciduous deciduous

Scent : scented flowers scented flowers

Seasons of interest : spring spring

 
Plant details
Width
2,50 /3,00 m
Height
4,00 / 5,00 m
Position
sunny
Habit
ramifié,pyramidal,dressé,serré
Hardiness
hardy (-25°C)
Foliage
deciduous
Foliage colour
green
Scent
scented flowers
Flowering period
spring
Flowering colour
rouge,pourpre
Flower size
15 cm
Selected by :

Vance HOOPER
PBR / European PBR :

EU 27979
Protection :

European P.B.R - Protected variety, propagation without license is strictly forbidden
Garden Tips

Use :

'Genie' has everything for a successful planting in restricted spaces, as a bush or a tree.

Type of soil :

Acid to lightly basic, humus-rich, draining soil.

Care :

Cut back lightly only to maintain balance.

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